Appointed: As Director in December 2008 and Chairman.
Qualifications: Degrees in Law from Tokai University in Tokyo, Japan and Stellenbosch University in
South Africa, Master of Laws (University of Copenhagen).
Key skills include: Strategy, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, governance and leadership.
Arne is the co-founder and managing partner of the Pallinghurst Group, which he founded in 2011. He is also the chairman of the board of directors of Nouveau Monde Graphite and a member of the boards of directors of Nemaska Lithium and Antion Biosciences SA. From 2005 to 2006, he served as the chief executive officer at Incwala Resources.
Arne has over 10 years of investment banking experience having worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs from 1993 to 1997 and at J.P. Morgan from 1997 to 2005, providing strategic advice and structuring mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate finance transactions for clients in 30 different countries, raising in excess of USD20 billion of capital.
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